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Washington Performing Arts: Kian SoltaniThe Kennedy Center
Wed. Jan 22 He joins acclaimed pianist Julio Elizalde for a program that ranges from Beethoven’s spirited fifth cello sonata to Arvo Pärt’s mesmerizing Fratres.
National Archives SleepoverNational Archives
Sat. Feb 1 A night of adventure awaits at the National Archives!
Juan de Marcos and the Afro-Cuban All StarsStrathmore
Fri. Jan 31 Devoted to promoting the complete story of Cuban music.
Manual Cinema: No Blue Memories, The Life of Gwendolyn BrooksStrathmore
Fri. Jan 24 Manual Cinema tells her story through shadow puppetry, silhouetted actors, and live music.
Easy Women Smoking Loose CigarettesSignature Theatre
Feb. 18 – Mar. 29 Firecracker play that takes the dysfunction, puts it back in the family, then gives it a hilarious - and subversive - stir.
My Fair LadyThe Kennedy Center
Jan. 17 – 19 From Lincoln Center Theater comes “a sumptuous new production of the most perfect musical of all time” (Entertainment Weekly)
Maz JobraniThe Kennedy Center
Fri. Jan 31 Iranian American comedian and actor Maz Jobrani returns to the Kennedy Center.
Bowie Symphonic: BlackstarStrathmore
Sat. Feb 15 Tribute to the late David Bowie.
Drum TAO 2020Strathmore
Fri. Feb 7 Internationally-acclaimed percussion artists.
Washington Performing Arts: Budapest Festival OrchestraStrathmore
Fri. Feb 21 Under the baton of former NSO principal conductor Iván Fischer.
The National Ballet of Canada: The Sleeping BeautyThe Kennedy Center
Jan. 30 – Feb. 2 A colorful pageant danced to Tchaikovsky’s gorgeous music.
Becoming JaneNational Geographic
Thru Jun. 1 Explore Dr. Goodall’s early years through iconic images and a multiscreen experience and venture on a 3D exploration of Tanzania’s Gombe Stream National Park where she did her famous behavioral research on chimps.
Riffs and Relations: Terrance HayesThe Phillips Collection
Thu. Apr 23
Washington Performing Arts: Kinan Azmeh CityBandSixth & I
Sat. Feb 8
Washington Performing Arts: MLK Tribute ConcertThe Kennedy Center
Sun. Jan 26
NSO: Dvořák's Cello ConcertoThe Kennedy Center
Feb. 6 – 9
Alvin Ailey American Dance TheaterThe Kennedy Center
Feb. 4 – 9
Live DangerouslyNational Museum of Women in the Arts
Thru Jan. 20
Washington Performing Arts: Midori & ThibaudetStrathmore
Sat. Jan 25
Washington Performing Arts: Anne-Sophie MutterThe Kennedy Center
Sat. Feb 1
NSO: Bronfman plays Beethoven / Holst's The PlanetsThe Kennedy Center
Jan. 18 – 19
Judy Chicago—The End: A Meditation on Death and ExtinctionNational Museum of Women in the Arts
Thru Jan. 20
American Ballet Theatre: GiselleThe Kennedy Center
Feb. 11 – 16
Not Just Another Day OffFolger Theatre
Mon. Jan 20